Going into WWE Battleground, the showdown between Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan was one of the most anticipated singles matches in recent memory. Add in the fact that the fate of the WWE title hung in the balance, and the match was engineered to be an instant classic.
And despite the strange finish of the contest, it was still a good showing by both competitors, easily meeting the expectations of the WWE Universe.
But a match between these two is just that, expected to meet or surpass the audience's expectations.
There were also other matches on the card that did exactly the same thing, though for different reasons.